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Brazil: At least nine killed overnight in north Brazil
6 November 2014

At least nine people were killed, allegedly by off-duty military police officers, in the city of Belém, in the northern state of Pará on 4 November. Reports ...

Urgent Action       AMR 19/013/2014

Cuba: Fair trial must go ahead without further delay
6 November 2014

Following three postponements, the trial of two government critics and their neighbour is set to take place on 7 November. Amnesty International is ...

Urgent Action       AMR 25/004/2014

USA: Race concerns as Missouri execution nears: Leon ...
6 November 2014

Leon Taylor, a 56-year-old man, is scheduled to be executed in Missouri on 19 November. He was convicted in 1995 of a murder committed in 1994. ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/052/2014

Venezuela appears before the Committee against Torture
5 November 2014

Tomorrow, for the first time in 10 years, Venezuela will appear before the UN Committee against Torture which will scrutinize the state's compliance with ...

Public Statement       AMR 53/024/2014

Venezuela: Opposition leader Leopoldo López should be ...
4 November 2014

Leopoldo López, leader of the Venezuelan opposition party Voluntad Popular, should be immediately released in compliance with an August 2014 call ...

Public Statement       AMR 53/023/2014

Venezuela: Four people, including police, attack defender ...
3 November 2014

Human rights defender Luis Uzcátegui has reported being beaten by four people, including two police officers, near his home in Coro city, Falcón State ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/022/2014

Venezuela: Briefing to the UN Committee Against Torture ...
3 November 2014

This briefing details Amnesty International's concerns about Venezuela's failure to fulfil its obligations under the Convention. It highlights the organization's ...

Report       AMR 53/020/2014

Wire, November/December 2014. Vol. 44, issue 006
1 November 2014

1) Agenda 2) Up front: 'I would like to thank everyone so much' 3) Write for Rights: 'Together we have such power' 4) An easy guide to Write for Rights ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/006/2014

UK: Court of Appeal allows lawsuit to proceed in case of ...
30 October 2014

Amnesty International welcomed the decision today from the Court of Appeal in London in the case of Abdul-Hakim Belhaj and Fatima Boudchar v Straw ...

Public Statement       EUR 45/010/2014

Dominican Republic: Torture denouncers threatened by police ...
27 October 2014

Ana Patricia Fermín has been receiving death threats from police since April 2014 after she reported that two of her relatives were tortured while in police ...

Urgent Action       AMR 27/014/2014